BALTIMORE -- Troy Smith made two free throws with 37 seconds left and Morgan State overcame Bethune-Cookman 48-47 on Monday night.
The Bears (18-7, 10-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 42-38 with 4:34 left, before scoring five straight. Smith's three-point play put Morgan State up 43-42 with 2:56 remaining.
The Wildcats (15-9, 6-4) regained the lead, 47-46, on a Jarrell Thomas 3 with 1:02 left.
After Smith's free throws put the Bears up, Bethune-Cookman had two chances for the win.
The Bears shot 34 percent (16 of 47) from the field and the nation's No. 6 scorer, Reggie Holmes (22.8 points per game), was held to six points.
Reed had 15 points and Thomas 10 for the Wildcats.
Charles Matthews, who spent his freshman season at Kentucky, has picked Michigan as his transfer school, according to a source.
Chad Ford and Jeff Goodman offer their opinions on the surprises they're expecting at the NBA draft, with Ford believing there will be a lot of trade activity while Goodman thinks people will be surprised by potential draft spot of Marquese Chriss.
Louisville coach Rick Pitino said he doesn't "have time to figure out what" Kentucky coach John Calipari meant in recent comments that appeared to be a jab at the Cardinals' program.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|